Air University & Maxwell AFB News

  • AFROTC grants accommodations for first Sikh cadet

    Cadet Gursharan Virk, a sophomore information assurance major at Detachment 255 at University of Iowa, is now allowed to wear Sikhism ceremonial accessories and abide by the religion’s grooming standards, which includes wearing a turban, necklace and bracelet, while having an uncut beard, in

  • 908th Security Forces Squadron Welcomes New Commander

    The commander of the 908th Mission Support Group, Col. Clinton Cash, transferred command of the 908th Security Forces Squadron to Maj. Scott Graves during an Assumption of Command ceremony July 10, 2022 at Maxwell Air Force Base.

  • AFJROTC instructor retires after 58 years in uniform

    Retired Senior Master Sgt. David Weissgerber, aerospace science instructor, AFJROTC Unit JA-932, Kadena High School, Okinawa, Japan, will be retiring after an astounding 35-year career as an AFJROTC instructor, and this on top a distinguished 23-year active duty military career.

  • ‘Bloom where you’re planted’

    Tinkey began her quest to commissioning when she entered the U.S. Air Force Academy in 2013. However, a few months later, family tragedy struck twice, forcing her to leave the academy and delaying her dream of becoming an officer and pilot.

  • Bear Exploration Center students visit Maxwell AFB for Aerospace Day

    Civil Air Patrol National Headquarters and the Montgomery Chapter 102 Air and Space Forces Association aerospace education teams have partnered with Montgomery Public School’s Bear Exploration Center to support its aerospace/STEM programs for over a decade. After a two-year pause for field trips,

  • SecAF presents leadership awards to AU faculty, staff and students

    The Secretary of the Air Force Leadership Award recognizes those students, cadets, faculty and staff who exhibit exemplary leadership, character and ethical behavior. It’s the most prestigious award given by Air University on behalf of the secretary of the Air Force.